john baker, Eagle, ID, US

Gender: Male

Recent comments

Re: Free Plan: Craftsman Wall Cabinet

Completed in Summer 2013. All in all an ok plan. Door muntins were the largest issue.

I made in cherry with seeded glass in door.

What I would change - No muntins or different design

Re: Free Plan: Six-Board Chest

I recently made this chest from the free plan. The plans are very good and overall it is a great project to build.

I built mine from European Beech. The chest turned out great.

The only issue I had with this is the hinges. The hinges referenced are very expensive(about $200/pr). I choose some similar from Lee Valley that worked well and were only $18.


Re: Charles Rohlfs 1898 Desk Chair Reproduction

A work of art, very cool

Re: Bowfront Sideboard

John - great workmanship, you should be proud!

Re: Night stand

Wow, as nice as they get... Good Job!

Re: Last-Minute Gifts for Woodworking Dads

Oh anything from the grandkids would be great. Working in the shop pounding nails or painting a toolbox, a day with them is like taking a year of stress off your life.

But I suppose if money were not an issue:

Re: Free Chapter Download From Woodworking 101

Good chapter for simple to make tool drawers. Good learning technique as well.

Re: Purse Hanger

umm, purse hanger? I don't understand

Re: Fine Woodworking On the Road: Come out and see us

Looks like a really great class/event list!

I guess it is too much to ask for a Boise event? I have two spare rooms at my house for hosts or instructors and I will include meals for a free pass.

Re: My first cutting boards

Very nice... I have made a few recently, yours are much nicer. congrats

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